John D. Sherman, Jr., Papers, 1886-1960

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This record describes only the nine field books within the Smithsonian Institution Archives collection "John D. Sherman, Jr., Papers, 1886-1960". For other types of materials in this collection, see the SIA finding aid listed under the "Related Materials" section of this record. John D. Sherman, Jr., (1872-1960) was an entomologist and entomological book dealer. He lived in Mount Vernon, New York, and was a long-time member of the New York Entomological Society. Sherman sent specimens and reprints to the United States National Museum from 1893 to 1950. The field books within this collection are dated between approximately 1884 and 1960. Early notebooks relate to Sherman's trip to Washington, DC when he was still a student. Later notebooks document collecting trips in New York, Florida, and the Lake Superior region.

Date Range

circa 1884-1960

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  • Insecta
  • Coleoptera
  • Animalia
  • Insects
  • Beetles


  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Ontario, Lake
  • United States
  • Peekskill
  • Minnesota
  • Superior, Lake
  • Florida
  • Michigan


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007296


9 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives